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Training and Education for Today’s Rapidly Changing Supply Chain Landscape

Our profession is advancing rapidly and changing almost daily, posing new challenges to the supply management professional. As our industry evolves, so does ISM training. We are the only supply management association that provides training in all areas of our supply management profession.

We stay on top of trends and changes to keep our training relevant to what our members expect and need for success. With globally-recognized training programs, ISM education is respected across industries within supply management.

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Ways to Train in Supply Chain Management

ISM offers a variety of ways to get the training you need for success and advancement.

Classroom In-Person Training

From in-depth seminars delivered around the US to onsite training delivered by global supply management industry experts around the world, our classroom offers individuals focused learning with their instructors and the ability to network and engage with other attendees.

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Live Online Training

ISM offers a robust suite of live online training opportunities, recognizing that virtual learning is both convenient and economical. Choose from short, info-packed webinars to more in-depth virtual classroom and guided study courses where you get the benefit of live instruction.

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Self-Paced Training

ISM provides a library of self-paced learning from hot topic, on-demand webinars, to interactive skill-based e-learning. These offerings are designed for the busy professional. You get the flexibility to study anytime, anywhere.

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Core Competency Areas for Training

ISM offers training across 16 core supply chain competencies and more than 70 sub-competencies. Explore each core competency area below to discover supporting education to advance your career.

Upcoming Education

  • August

    18

    2022

    Join our distinguished panel of Procurement experts to discuss the key themes and insights from the new book, “Cognitive Procurement: Discover How to Embark on Your AI Journey”, co-authored by Robert Handfield, the professor of Supply Chain Management at North Carolina State University. Join in the conversation and grab your complimentary copy of the book upon attending the webinar.

    Online
    Registration Closed
  • August

    23

    2022

    Searching “Master’s Degree vs. Certifications” on Google generates millions of results. What better way to sort through the noise than to hear from a group of talented individuals who have gone through that same decision process and have come out on the other side? Learn about your options, gain insightful tips, and get your burning questions answered in this interactive session! We’ll talk through the differences between an MBA, other business masters degrees, the different certification options that are available from ISM, helpful “hacks,” and more to help you optimize your next career move.

  • August

    24-25

    2022

    It’s a given that contracts will be part of any construction project. If you have responsibility for this area, this contracting training will provide you with very specific information to help you succeed in this function. This supply management course will focus exclusively on the legal environment and aspects of contracting for construction projects. You’ll have two full days to dive into contract formation, performance, remedies and agency relationships – all reviewed in the context of construction projects. Be sure to have copies of your contracts for reference during the program, so you leave with practical application and experience relevant to your organization. This is a must-attend workshop.

    Online
    William D Agee JR, C.P.M.
  • Aug-Sep

    29-30

    2022

    Get prepared for the Supply Management Integration exam with ISM’s Guided Learning course. Designed with today’s busy professional in mind, this comprehensive, self-paced course will provide a deep understanding of core supply management competencies and set you up for success on the exam.

    Online
  • September

    12-13

    2022

    ISM®'s Utility Purchasing Management Group (UPMG) Annual Conference is recognized as one of the premier educational events within the utility supply chain industry. Given the current environment and the impact to supply chain, this virtual event will focus on resilience. Working with our executive committee of utilities professionals, suppliers and thought leaders—and pulling from our continued research data on the impact of COVID-19—we have put together a focused virtual event packed with education, and yes, connection with other supply chain professionals and suppliers within the utilities industry. LEARN MORE AT www.ismworld.org/upmg